Tacoma seeks applicants for new City Events and Recognitions Committee

Tacoma City Council is looking for nine members for a newly established City Events and Recognitions Committee (CERC).

The CERC serves as an advisory and action committee on matters pertaining to City-hosted events and special recognition programs. The committee is responsible for planning, reviewing and evaluating events, engaging the community in its fundraising efforts, and soliciting corporate and private sponsorships to leverage funds for City-hosted events such as the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and the City of Destiny Awards.

The nine members appointed to the CERC will consist of Tacoma residents, with representatives from each of Tacoma’s five Council Districts, and bring a range of perspectives and expertise that focus on the City’s commitment to celebrate civic engagement and special observations.

Regularly scheduled meeting dates and times have not yet been established for this committee.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Fri., June 21, 2013. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact April Larsen at (253) 591-5167, City Clerk’s Office, Room 220, Municipal Building, 747 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.